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the life and legacy of china's first emperor opens at the asian art museum in san francisco. the hope is this opportunity to view one of the greatest archaeological discoveries of our time will also help bridge relations between the u.s. and china. abc7 news reporter alan wang has a preview. >> 8,000 tera cotta warriors have been unearthed, but this is the only general. >> i enjoyed looking at the faces. they are all different. >> tonight was the gala opening of the exhibit that coincides with the last public appearance before returning to china. he hopes the exhibit will strengthen u.s.-chinese relations and attract more american students to his country. >> how many people from the private sector are supporting these initiatives? >> only a few war yes, -- warriors are visiting the u.s. they were created by artists some 2,000 years ago after china's first emperor unified the seven waring states and requested a terra-cotta army for his afterlife. there are hundreds of archers, but only one with green paints on his face. historians believe he was a military specialist who could communic
this retired nba star from china have in common with one of the biggest video game makers? answer, they both started their own wineries in napa. yao ming was introduced at the steak house he frequented while playing for the houston rockets. >> they have a lot of beef over there. obviously a steak and a red wine is very good combo. it is really good for people enjoying with those two. >> he is the head of video game company and a long-time wine lover and has been to california on business for some 30 years. >> i have come to realize that napa produces the best wine in the world. that made me say starting a winery. >> it rests on a horse ranch. he bought the property 13 years ago. he spared no expense investing $100 million to build a state-of-the-art winery and planted vineyards with the finest grapes and hired the best people in the business to make his wines. they bottled 11,000 cases and wine lovers here will probably never taste them. that's because 80% of the wines are exported to japan. each bottle selling from 80 to $250. even at those prices, there is a huge demand for premium wines f
the nonprofit group to expand hours at china camp, fomales bay and another park. an agreement will keep samuel t.state park open. it's to reached matching fund in the china camp and effort quickly grew. >> a toll lane on the richmond-san rafael bridge is closed as part of the automation toll collection. the lane is scheduled to between friday and monday. it's 15 years old and they say it needs to be replaced. >>> russian officials say more than 20,000 emergency personnel are recovery exploding meteor caused significant damage on friday. [ screaming ] >> katie: sonic boom and resulting pressure wave collapsed doors in an industrial city. they believe the meteor weighed about ten tons before entering the atmosphere. they are searching for remnants but found no delays of it. there is no connection between the meteor explosion and fireball spotted streaking across the northern california sky last night. somebody recorded it going down i-20280. they say another meteor landed in okay and caused a loud sonic boom. >> tiffany and company is suing costco where thousands of rings they claim were fakes. >>
in a bomb shelter say the new secretary of state, john kerry, is facing serious challenges in asia, china, latin america, and africa. >> part of the world has been heard from and the challenge, really, is trying to figure out what the first things are he will do. >> her book is "prague winter, a personal story of remembrance and war," with more than 1,000 people waiting if three hours to get her autograph. dan ashley will speak with her today in san francisco. >> a message of perseverance is inspirational. >> we are all looking forward to the weekend. with the big lunar new year celebration in redwood city tomorrow downtown, and you will emcee? >> yes, at the family friendly event. >> maybe easier to get there than the one in china town, wherever you go the weather will be great. no need to worry about wet weather. now, you can see live doppler 7 hd shows it is dry. no radar returns. sprinkles are possible overnight from this system up to the north, and notice, though, the radar runs from here moving west to east rather than north to south and it will slide down the tail end of the cold f
war. china leading the way targeting american power grid planes and iconic american coast. more tonight from chief investigative correspondent bryan ross. >> chinese people liberation army more than two million personnel. but it is the within,000 or so in this non-descript building in shanghai that may pose the biggest threat to the u.s. headquarters of the army secretive unit no. 6 1 3 9 8 where incorporating to the new report today by the sec englishr experts spend their day stealing secret from u.s. companies and hacking into government sites. >> thinks run by the chinese liberation army target ago broad group of western organization. >> among the most trouble target american infrastructure site including water treatment plant. transportation cell centers. pipeline. and power grid. >> the only reason would you want to get in the control system for the power grid is to cause damage destruction and disruption. >>reporter: among the many corporate targets of the chinese hacker according to u.s. officials lockheed marti martin. country largely east defense contractor and t
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in china took it to the next level. take a look at this freakout. top level government official and his family missed their flight not once, but twice. when the flight crew wouldn't let them board he smashed computer equipment and tried to bash in a gate door. he has since apologized and police are now investigating. >> where was security when this was going on? >> you feel for his frustration, but it is a little extreme. >> you do feel for his fuse station. frustration. >>> and let's talk about the forecast. changes coming in the weather. >> sandhya patel is here. >> it is going to be warmer and then we should see some rain. as you look at the wayneing -- the moon it is 90% full. visibility gave us this beautiful shot. and thousand let's check out live doppler 7hd and you will see a few clouds patsing through. passing through. we are seeing a few clouds off the coastline here. no rain being detected by our radar, but that may be changing. extra clouds coming your way on thursday and it is spring-like warmth for friday. we will see temperatures getting into the mid70s in the warmest inl
as they get the phone they ship them at high rate of speed to the destination whether china pakistan or in this case peru. >>reporter: thieves then get the phone ready to sell. >> they do prosecute there is this he too i to unblock the phone if it was reported stole stolen. try to change the number. do various things to the phone to get it working again then refold in their market. >>reporter: he used the internet skills to locate her blackmailer and home address in lema he posed as buyer on the black market and chatted with edwin. even convinced him to send a photo of amanda phone. >> sent me a screen shot of all the detail information on the phone that actually was her phone. >> armed with information amanda we know to the peru consulate in los angeles. also contacted the u.s. embassy in lima that referred her to the fbi aide. >> there is a warrant they are working on in peru to hopefully arrest this guy but regardless to what happens to this case i'm always going to be scared knowing not someone knows so much about me. >> abc 7 news. >> unbelievable story. >> new at 11:00.
million dollars in fake merchandise nabbed this season made mostly in china 8. most on the street are selling from 15 dollars to 30 dollars. retail jersey could go for 100 dollars. >>reporter: is this listened nfl merchandise. >> yes. >>reporter: can you show us? what is that? >> camera off me please. >>reporter: this man we confronted on market street in san francisco said he make about his 5 dollars for every counterfeit shirt he says how are you able to break in. >> i see somebody on the street they offer. why not. chance to make some money you know what i mean. at least i'm not robbing and stealing people purses that's what people need to be worried about. >>reporter: nfl college store on pier 39 says it's not the street husband letters putting a dent in the profit. it's the pirate internet sites. as part of the sting 6 internet sites shut down but authorities say they keep popping back up. >> friend of mine saw a jersey with rice and has superbowl patch of 47 on it. and it's not available out there by the actual manufacturer. >>reporter: that's because rice isn't p
announced death of bay area volunteer. nicholas castle from brentwood died yesterday in china after short illness. 23-year-olberkeley graduate teaching evening lish at the time of his death. castle had written that service in the peace corps was a life time dream and chance to experience a different culture. sad loss. >> federal regulators tonight shut down the tour bus company involved in the crash in the san bernardino mountains 8 people were killed. the company is based in mexico. it's accused of operating 2 other buses in the u.s. with serious mechanical safety violations. >>> outgoing secretary of defense panetta calling it the honor of his life time. soldiers from all branches of the military along with the president gave the retiring panetta a send off salute in arlington, virginia today. panetta served more than 4 decades in various role of government including the director of the cia. >>> secret service is investigating reports that a hacker broke into the each mail accounts of the bush family. breach includes both former president e-mail show it bush family prepared for george
and main manufacturing facility is in china. >>> middle school student suffered minor injuries this afternoon after being struck by a car in the east bay. we were over the intersection of el captain drive in danville where the student was hit. the intersection is near charlotte wood middle school to give you a frame of reference. happened at 3:00 o'clock in the afternoon just as class were his letting out for the day and kids heading home. students suffered minor injury and driven to the hospital by a parent. the driver of the vehicle stopped and we are told is cooperating with authoritie authorities. >> police say they have few ladies in a somewhating in vallejo last night. 22-year-old man killed there. 4 others injured. police say it happened at home on humboldt street. neighbors toll us there have been problems with those in the house ever since they moved in. >> just moved here like a month ago and whole bunch of ruckus and stuff going on every since. >> there was a fight out here friday. then a couple shots out here saturday night so just been progressing. just ma
to provide stronger consumer protection act. in monterey, abc 7 news. >>> this bakery in san francisco china town being forced to pay 7 of the workers 5 25,000 dollars in back wages. the city attorney office says workers at this pastry required to work more than 60 hours a week for about 4 dollars an hour. investigators say workers who are not being paid the full wage can not be afraid to report it to authorities. >> benefit to we hope all wage workers out there who are in similar situations and we hope it provides some encouragement that you can get what is owed to you. >> this is the largest wage theft settlement ever in san francisco. attorney for dick lee pastry didn't return our request to comment on this case. >> all right moving on weekend almost here. spencer is here with the forecast. >> we have more great weather coming our way. few cloud moving in our direction but looks like we will escape it rain. give you a look at live doppler 7 hd cloud free sky right now. a little line of some high cirrus offshore but overland areas mostly clear right now. you can see in the live view
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